Dr. Eng. Nasser Alsaedi
He is the Head of Information Security and the AI Consultant at Abu Dhabi Police.
Dr Nasser received his PhD degree in Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence from Cardiff University and his Master and Bachelor degree in control systems engineering from Sheffield University. He joined the Abu Dhabi police work force in 2004 and over the years has served in a number of entities in the Information Security Department.
He is a member in various research groups and centers such as the Social Data Science Lab and the Complex Systems Research Group in the School of Computer Science & Informatics at Cardiff University as well as the CAMeL Lab (Computational Approaches to Modeling Language) in the New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD).
He has developed a reputation for data-driven, innovative, and interdisciplinary research that broadly contributes to the growing fields of data science, social computing, web science, machine learning and data mining. His contribution to social computing and web science is to bridge that gap between the use of “big data” and modern policing in order to maintain situational awareness and enhance public safety and decision making.
He has been awarded with several awards including; the UAE Minister of Interior’s Scientific Research Award 2015, top Emirati PhD Researcher for the 3rd year by the UAE Embassy in the UK in 2016 and the winner of the best PhD Project in Cardiff School of Computer Science and Informatics in 2016. Recently, he has been awarded with “Etidal,” or “moderation” Centre Award which aims to promote moderation and counter the spread of extremism using AI and new machine learning. He was also honored by His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Al Mukaramah Province.
He participated in a number of conferences and published a number of papers in famous scientific magazines and international conferences specialized in technology and AI such as ACM Transaction of Internet Technology.